17 years ago, Angie, 54 at the time, agreed to watch a little autistic boy named John in her modest Singapore home. His parents never came back to get him. As a matter of fact, they wanted nothing to do with him. Initially, they sent Angie $500 a month to take care of him.
When Ashley’s younger sister, Hannah, came into the world, she knew she had someone she could share life’s biggest moments with. But soon, Ashley and her family learned that Hannah was not going to be quite like everyone else in the family. Hannah was born with Down’s Syndrome.
Being a shy person can be an incredibly painful thing. You just feel like you don’t fit in. But sometimes, a shy person can let loose of that inner person inside of them… and amaze everyone. That was the case with Brett Nichols recently at Pitman High School in Turlock, Calif. Brett is a teenager who typically has such a shyness about him.
Tracy Spraggins of Birmingham, Alabama, had struggled most all her life with Lupus, and was going to die if she didn’t get a new kidney soon.
In Pennsylvania, 16-year-old Sean Maehrer, who has Down Syndrome, had been bullied in the past at school and was preparing to start a new year at Salisbury High School last September. His parents were worried about him being taunted even more by the school bullies, and posted their anxieties on Facebook.
A woman was at the mall with her 6 year old son and newborn daughter, when the newborn had to eat. So the woman and her son and the newborn went to the foodcourt and she popped out a breast to feed her infant.
Charlie the dog was at her owner’s home in Los Angeles with her two sibling pups when burglars broke into their home. But Charlie and the pups chased them out of the house and down the street. One of the fleeing burglars then shot Charlie twice, hitting Charlie in her front and back legs.
Cinema and controversy, these two words cannot distance themselves for a long time. Directors, actors, producers or film distributors, each one of them have been a part of a scandal at some point in their lives. Especially when their movies deal with a controversial theme, they really don’t have a good time after the release. There are certain films which induced controversy to their doors. Here is a list of 10 controversial films of all time.